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Lady Chapel and Mary

Joyfully proclaiming the love of God in Worship, Outreach, Welcome and Care

Concerts and Events

Cathedral Services

Three Services are held at the Cathedral every day of the year without exception.

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Am I My Brother’s Keeper? - Exhibition by Sean Henry

27 April - 1 September

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The City of Ely and Ely Cathedral Green Fair

New for 2024: Includes a Swish and Repair Cafe

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Octagon Tower Tours

* A Cathedral highlight *
One of the wonders of medieval engineering, this incredible structure completed in 1342 is considered the jewel in the Cathedral crown.

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Home and Garden Show 2025

We are delighted to announce Ely Cathedral's first Home & Garden Show.

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Multi-Media Digital Guides

Our new state-of-the-art Digital Guides allow you to experience a self guided tour of Ely Cathedral at your own pace. (included with Visitor ticket)

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Online Shop

Visit our Online Shop for a selection of souvenirs, gifts, jewellery and books.

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Special Interest Tours

Our Special Interest Tour programme for 2024 includes 3 brand new tours, alongside returning favourites.

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Christmas Fair Exhibitors

Applications for this years Christmas Gift & Food Fair are now closed. Event tickets will be on sale soon.

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Support Us

It costs £10,000 a day to care for our historic building, maintain our worship and music tradition, and carry out our contemporary mission of education, outreach, and care.

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Visitor Opening Hours & Tickets

Monday to Saturday:
Visitor entry 9.30am - 4.30pm (visitor charges apply)

Visitor entry 12 Noon - 3pm (visitor charges apply)

Please check any changes to opening hours before you visit.

We kindly request that Visitor Tickets are booked in advance.

Services usually take place Monday - Saturday at 5.30pm and Sunday at 10.30am & 4pm – everyone is welcome to attend.

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Safeguarding at Ely Cathedral

We are fully committed to safeguarding all who worship or attend activities here.

We fully acknowledge we have a duty of care to all. We have robust policies and guidelines in place and we follow the advice, guidance and practice of the Church of England in Promoting a Safer Church.

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